Kwak Tae-hwi

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Kwak Tae-hwi
곽태휘
Kwak Tae-hwi, Asian Cup 2015 (cropped).jpg
Tae-hwi at the 2015 AFC Asian Cup
Personal information
Full name Kwak Tae-hwi
Date of birth (1981-07-08) 8 July 1981 (age 36)
Place of birth Chilgok, Gyeongbuk, South Korea
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
FC Seoul
Number 55
Youth career
2000–2003 Chung-Ang University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2007 FC Seoul 28 (1)
2007–2009 Jeonnam Dragons 33 (1)
2010–2011 Kyoto Sanga FC 24 (2)
2011–2012 Ulsan Hyundai 66 (12)
2013 Al Shabab 23 (2)
2013–2016 Al-Hilal 49 (2)
2016– FC Seoul 25 (2)
National team
2002–2004 South Korea U23 0 (0)
2008– South Korea 58 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19 July 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13 June 2017
Kwak Tae-hwi
Hangul 곽태휘
Hanja 郭泰輝
Revised Romanization Gwak Tae(-)Hwi
McCune–Reischauer Kwak T'aehwi

Kwak Tae-hwi (Hangul곽태휘; Korean pronunciation: [kwak̚.tʰɛ̝.ɦɥi]; born 8 July 1981) is a South Korean football player who currently plays for FC Seoul and South Korea national football team.

Kwak is blind in his left eye, after being hit in the face with a football during public school.[1] As of 2008, he was married to Kang Soo-yeon.[2]

Club career[edit]

FC Seoul[edit]

In 2005, Kwak joined the K League, where he signed with FC Seoul.

Jeonnam Dragons[edit]

Kwak joined the Jeonnam Dragons On 25 July 2007.

Al-Hilal[edit]

Kwak joined Al-Hilal on 27 December 2013.

FC Seoul[edit]

Kwak returned to FC Seoul on 7 July 2016.

International career[edit]

Scores and results list South Korea's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 February 2, 2008 Seoul, South Korea  Turkmenistan 1–0 4–0 2010 World Cup Qualification
2 February 17, 2008 Chongqing, China  China PR 3–2 3–2 2008 East Asian Cup
3 October 15, 2008 Seoul, South Korea  United Arab Emirates 4–1 4–1 2010 World Cup Qualification
4 March 3, 2010 London, England  Ivory Coast 2–0 2–0 Friendly
5 June 8, 2012 Doha, Qatar  Qatar 2–1 4–1 2014 World Cup Qualification

[3]

Korea Republic national team
Year Apps Goals
2008 7 3
2009 1 0
2010 8 1
2011 5 0
2012 7 1
2013 5 0
2014 4 0
2015 13 0
2016 6 0
2017 2 0
Total 58 5

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

FC Seoul
Jeonnam Dragons
Ulsan Hyundai
Al-Hilal

International[edit]

South Korea

Individual[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Song Jung-hyun
Chunnam Dragons captain
2008
Succeeded by
Yeom Dong-gyun